Support

Our NAMI Support Groups

NOTICE: All of our support groups are impacted by the public health emergency declared in Massachusetts on March 10, 2020.

Our Family Support Groups in Acton, Bedford, Reading, and Winchester and our Connection Recovery Support Group in Acton will stop meeting until further notice.  We do not have plans to offer remote conferencing.

Also be aware that many mental health support groups offered by other organizations have discontinued face-to-face meetings due to the public health emergency.


NAMI Connection recovery support groups for peers are facilitated by NAMI-trained volunteer peers.  Schedule for NAMI Connection offered by NAMI Central Middlesex

NAMI Family Support Groups are facilitated by NAMI-trained volunteers, offered once or twice each month depending on the group.  Schedule for NAMI Family Support  offered by NAMI Central Middlesex

Peer Warm Lines

Friendly phone lines run by peers for peers.

  • The Edinburg Center: 800-243-5836  Monday – Friday: 5 PM – 10 PM; Saturday and Sunday: 4 PM – 9 PM.
  • MetroBoston Recovery Learning Community  1-877-733-7563  or 1-877-PEER-LNE Monday thru Sunday, 4 to 8 PM with a bilingual (Spanish/English) operator available on Sunday evenings.
  • Additional warmlines in Massachusetts are listed at warmline.org.

Help Line

NAMI of Central Middlesex maintains a helpline at 781-982-3318, covered by trained volunteers. Please leave a message and our volunteer will return your call within 24 hours.